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Pedestrian Crossing

The Army is not immune to pedestrian accidents. According to U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center statistics, over the past four fiscal years, at least 21 Soldiers died in pedestrian mishaps.

Never Ignore the Signs

As the transition to my next duty assignment at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, neared, I decided to take the family on a vacation to Orlando, Florida. We all had busy schedules at home and were excited to finally take a break. So, we packed our bags and headed down I-95 South to Walt Disney World.

  • 24 October 2021
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Always Be Prepared

Have you ever wondered how a Soldier feels after coming home from a deployment in a country like Iraq or Afghanistan? After living in dangerous and demanding conditions for a year or more, some of us feel incredibly strong — almost invincible. That feeling of invincibility got me into a dangerous situation one winter.

  • 17 October 2021
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A Preventable Tragedy

I had just filled up my car and eased back onto Interstate 40 when I spotted a smoking mass of twisted metal ahead. I safely pulled my company truck to the side of the road, grabbed the fire extinguisher from the back and ran to the vehicle.

  • 26 September 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Highway Havoc

It wasn’t a typical rush-hour traffic pattern. Instead of a steady flow, vehicles were clumping in groups and coming to a stop in unpredictable patterns.

  • 1 September 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 562
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A Sobering Situation

It was a normal summer day and I was halfway through my shift when the State Patrol Communications Center (SPCC) sent notice of a head-on collision involving injuries on a heavily traveled highway in northeastern Washington.

  • 1 July 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 539
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